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Practice Areas

  • Wills, Trusts & Estates / Personal Injury
  • Child Support & Custody
  • Judgment & Debt Collection
  • Personal Injury
  • Auto Accidents
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Social Security Disability Claims
  • Wills & Estates
  • Criminal/ DUI
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Maryland, 2004
  • District of Columbia, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Maryland, 2005


Karen M. Authement has been in the legal profession for over 20 years and has extensive experience in complex personal injury matters, family law, foreclosure and debt collection. Ms. Authement worked as a paralegal in a Plaintiff’s complex personal injury and medical malpractice firm for 9 years while completing her Bachelor degree and law degree in the evenings. After working as a Managing Associate for a foreclosure and debt collection firm for over five years, Ms. Authement returned to general practice helping individuals and families in personal injury, domestic, collections, wills, and criminal matters. Ms. Authement stays on top of the current issues and changing laws with continuing legal education seminars on a regular basis. Flexible appointments are available for evenings, weekends, and house calls when injuries prevent client from traveling.


  • University of Baltimore School of Law, Baltimore, Maryland
    • J.D. - 2003
    • Honors: magna cum laude
  • University of Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
    • B.A. - 1999
    • Honors: cum laude

Past Positions

  • Law Offices of Heidi S. Kenny, LLC, Managing Associate, 2005 to 2010
  • Jerome J. Seidenman, PA, Paralegal to Associate, 1996 to 2005

Professional Associations

  • Maryland Association for Justice
  • Baltimore City Bar
  • Maryland State Bar Association
  • BWI Professional Networking Associates